Giovanni Battista

Giovanni Battista

Giovanni Battista, was a common Italian given name (see Battista for those with the surname) in the 16th-18th centuries, which in English means "John the Baptist". Common nicknames include Giambattista, Gianbattista or Giovambattista. The Genoese nickname was Baciccio, and a common shortening was Giovan Battista or simply G.B.. The people listed below are Italian unless noted otherwise.

* Giovanni Battista Adriani (c.1511–1579), historian.
* Giovanni Battista Aleotti (1546–1636), architect.
* Giovanni Battista Amendola (1848–1887), sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Amici (1786–1863), astronomer and microscopist.
* Giovanni Battista Angioletti, writer and journalist.
* Giovanni Battista Ballanti (1762–1835), sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Beccaria (1716–1781), physicist.
* Giovanni Battista Bellandi, sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Belzoni (1778–1823), explorer.
* Giovanni Battista Bernero (1736–1796), sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Bononcini (1670–1747), composer and cellist.
* Giovanni Battista Brocchi (1772–1826), mineralogist and geologist.
* Giovanni Battista Bugatti (1780–1869), executioner.
* Giovanni Battista Buonamente (c.1595–1642), composer and violinist.
* Giovanni Battista Caccini, sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Caporali (1476–1560), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Caprara (1733–1810), statesman and cardinal.
* Giovanni Battista Caracciolo (1578–1635), artist.
* Giovanni Battista Castello, painter.
* Giovanni Battista Casti (1724–1803), poet and librettist.
* Giovanni Battista Cavalcaselle (1820–1897), writer and art critic.
* Giovanni Battista Cibo, birth name of Pope Innocent VIII (1432–1492).
* Giovanni Battista Cima (c.1459–c.1517), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Cimaroli (1653–1714), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Cini (1525–c.1586), playwright.
* Giovanni Battista Cipriani (1727–1785), painter and engraver.
* Giovanni Battista Cirri (1724–1808), cellist and composer.
* Giovanni Battista Crespi (1557–1663), painter, sculptor, and architect.
* Giovanni Battista Dieter (1903–1955), German priest.
* Giovanni Battista Donati (1826–1873), astronomer.
* Giovanni Battista Doni (c.1593–1647), musicologist.
* Giovanni Battista Draghi (c.1640–1708), composer.
* Giovanni Battista Ferrandini (1710–1793), composer.
* Giovanni Battista Ferrari, botanist.
* Giovanni Battista Foggini (1652–1737), sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Gaulli (1639–1709), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Giraldi (1504–1573), novelist and poet.
* Giovanni Battista Grassi (1854–1925), zoologist.
* Giovanni Battista Guadagnini (1711–1786), luthier.
* Giovanni Battista Guarini (1538–1612), poet and diplomat.
* Giovanni Battista Hodierna (1597–1660), astronomer.
* Giovanni Battista di Jacopo, birth name of Rosso Fiorentino (1494–1540), Italian painter.
* Giovanni Battista Lacchini (1884–1967), astronomer.
* Giovanni Battista Landolina landowner and intellectual.
* Giovanni Battista Locatelli (1713–c.1770), opera director.
* Giovanni Battista Lulli, birth name of Jean-Baptiste Lully (1632–1687), Italian-born French composer.
* Giovanni Battista Maganza (1513–1586), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Maini (1690–1752), sculptor.
* Giovanni Battista Martini (1706–1784), musician.
* Giovanni Battista Michelini (1604–1655), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Enrico Antonio Maria Montini, birth name of Pope Paul VI (1897–1978).
* Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682–1771), anatomist.
* Giovanni Battista Moroni (1520–1578), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Orsenigo (1837–1904), monk and dentist.
* Giovanni Battista Pamphili, birth name of Pope Innocent X (1574–1655).
* Giovanni Battista Pergolesi (1710–1736), composer.
* Giovanni Battista Pescetti (c.1704–1766), composer and organist.
* Giovanni Battista Piazzetta (c.1683–1754), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Pioda (1808–1882), Swiss politician.
* Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778), artist.
* Giovanni Battista di Quadro Polish-Italian architect.
* Giovanni Battista Cardinal Re (1934–), cardinal.
* Giovanni Battista Riccioli (1598–1671), astronomer.
* Giovanni Battista Rinuccini (1592–1653), archbishop.
* Giovanni Battista de Rossi (1822–1894), archaeologist.
* Giovanni Battista Rubini (1794–1854), singer.
* Giovanni Battista Sammartini (c.1700–1775), composer and organist.
* Giovanni Battista Salvi da Sassoferrato (1609–1685), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Santini, architect.
* Giovanni Battista Sidotti (1668–1714), Jesuit priest and missionary.
* Giovanni Battista Tempesti, painter.
* Giovanni Battista Tiepolo (1696–1770), painter.
* Giovanni Battista Trevano, architect.
* Giovanni Battista Vaccarini (1702–1768), architect.
* Giovanni Battista Venturi (1746–1822), physicist.
* Giovanni Battista Viotti (1755–1824), violinist and composer.
* Giovanni Battista Vitali, composer.
* Giovanni Battista Zupi (c.1590–1650), astronomer, mathematician, and Jesuit priest.

Giambattista

* Giambattista Andreini (1578–1650), actor and playwright.
* Giambattista Basile (1575–1632), poet, courtier, and fairytale collector.
* Giambattista Benedetti (1530–1590), mathematician.
* Giambattista Bodoni (1740–1813), engraver and printer.
* Giambattista De Curtis (1860–1926), painter and poet.
* Giambattista Gelli (1498–1563), humanist.
* Giambattista Marini (1569–1625), poet.
* Giambattista Pittoni (1687–1767), painter.
* Giambattista della Porta (1538–1615), scholar, polymath, and child prodigy.
* Giambattista Vico (1668–1744), philosopher, historian, jurist.

Giovan Battista

* Giovan Battista Carpi (1927–1999), Italian cartoonist.
* Giovan Battista Cini, Italian playwright
* Giovan Battista Perasso aka Balilla, legendary revolutionary


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